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Pingenot Auction, Lot 341

341. [BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCE: DICTIONARIES & ENCYCLOPEDIAS]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

HOPKINS, Joseph G. E., et al. (editors). Concise Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1964. viii [4] 1273 pp. 4to, cloth. Fine in d.j. Signed by Hopkins.
         First edition.

THRAPP, Dan L. Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark, 1988-1994. xvi, 524 + viii, 525-1099 [5 blank] + viii [2] 1101-1698 + xi [3] 610 pp. 4 vols., 8vo, red cloth. Very fine. Laid in is a list of revisions and corrections to second printing, compiled for the purchasers of the first printing.
         First edition, first printing.

(5 vols.)
($150-300)